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It is Law – The Amended Civil Union Act

South Africa has now taken a further step in embracing equality before the law for same-sex couples, and this step may further evaporate further risks of exposure to discrimination based on sexual orientation. Unfortunately, the change has caused a mixed bag of...

A summary of The Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance and Others (UK) Case

In the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) representing policyholders, brought a test case under the United Kingdom High Court’s Financial Markets Test Case Scheme. The aim of this test case was to resolve contractual uncertainty around the...

Cannabis for Private Purposes Bill

The matter of the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development v Prince (2018) ZACC 30 has gone down in the history books of the country as a turning point for the decriminalization of cannabis for private use by adults. The proceedings questioned whether the...
A Reflection on Conflict of Interest and Misappropriation of Corporate Opportunity under Modern Company Law in South Africa

A Reflection on Conflict of Interest and Misappropriation of Corporate Opportunity under Modern Company Law in South Africa

According to South African company law, a director has a fiduciary duty to act in good faith and the best interests of the company. Several other duties flow from this duty, such as the duty to avoid a conflict of interests. The duty of a director not to appropriate a...

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Events Calender – 2021

Events Calender – 2021

January The Difference between Distribution and Agency – Which is the Best Growth Strategy for your Business? 26 January 2021 Tickets Cost: R100 February Co-hosted by Contracts4Biz and PocketAdvisor – Series: Three Steps to Becoming a Better Leader (Part 1) The art of...

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